Giving Tools and Resources for ‘Life After’

Charge Up Campaign Hosts SurvivorsCon Weekend for Survivors


May 18, 2018| Atlanta, GA – In honor of National Cancer Survivors Day, to be observed Sunday, June 3, 2018, Charge Up Campaign will host its first Survivors Conference and Pajama Party for Cancer Survivors. The weekend of education and celebration will take place Saturday, June 2, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.


SurvivorsCon: Life After Cancer – A Rising of Support for Survivors and Caregivers will be held at The Marke` Venue located at 1210 Fowler StreetNW. Beginning at nine o’clock in the morning, attendees will receive information and resources in areas such as: financial planning and insurance, healthy eating as well as physical and mental health. The afternoon panels will be facilitated by Velma Trayham and speakers include: plant-based pharmacist Dr. Bobby Price; Ann Marie Appiah, founder of Painted Pink for Breast Cancer and 2017 Charge Up Campaign Honoree; fitness and wellness coach Neal Scott and Danny Sheltz of the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge. Charge Up Campaign will also present awards to Keynote Speaker and Breast Cancer Oncologist  Dr. April Speed and two-time cancer survivor Niya Brown Matthews.


Registration is available via


The Pink Pajama Party, presented by The Marke’ Venue, will be held Saturday evening and will be a private event for cancer survivors. Special guests will receive VIP treatment to include pampering sessions in a luxury penthouse and surprise celebrity appearances. The attendees will also be inducted into the first class of the Charge Up Campaign support sorority. Guests will also be invited attend the Sunday portion of the Ultimate Women’s Expo to be held at the Georgia World Congress Center.


Sponsors for the weekend include: Cato Stores, Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula, Jason’s Deli, Einstein Bros Bagels and Chick Fil A. To sponsor a survivor or find out more about Charge Up Campaign email



The Charge Up Campaign, a Georgia State recognized 501(c)3, was created by Charessa Sawyer after her own experience with being a caregiver for her mother, who is a breast cancer survivor. In line with the pillars of the organization; Empowering survivors, Inspiring warriors and Educating communities, it is Charessa’s goal to travel to each state to host Smile Sessions, Day of Celebration makeovers and educational events to provide tools and resources for life after cancer.




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